Stork-billed Kingfisher

Stork-billed Kingfisher, Pelargopsis capensis

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Scientific name: Pelargopsis capensis

References:

[1] Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C., & Inskipp, T. (1999). Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Stork-billed Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Pelargopsis capensis capensis Nepal to India, Sri Lanka and nw Myanmar
Pelargopsis capensis burmanica Myanmar to Thailand, Indochina and south to Isthmus of Kra
Pelargopsis capensis cyanopteryx Sumatra, Bangka and Billiton islands
Pelargopsis capensis floresiana Lesser Sundas (Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa and Flores)
Pelargopsis capensis gigantea Central and s Philippines
Pelargopsis capensis gouldi Philippines (Balabac, Culion, Lubang, Mindoro, Palawan, Calauit)
Pelargopsis capensis inominata Borneo
Pelargopsis capensis intermedia Nicobar Islands
Pelargopsis capensis isoptera Mentawi Archipelago (Pagai, Siberut and Sipura)
Pelargopsis capensis javana Java
Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis S Malay Peninsula, Riau Archipelago and Lingga Archipelago
Pelargopsis capensis nesoeca Nias I. and Batu Islands (off w Sumatra)
Pelargopsis capensis osmastoni Andaman Islands
Pelargopsis capensis simalurensis Simeulue I. (off nw Sumatra)
Pelargopsis capensis sodalis Banyak I. (off nw Sumatra)

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